Hoard of Roman gold coins discovered in orchard

Hoard of 41 gold coins dated to the 5th cent. AD were discovered in an orchard in Lienden, near Veenendaal, Netherlands. Some of the coins bear the image of Emperor Flavius Julius Valerius Majorianus, known as Majorian (420-461 AD).

Bronze Roman statue ear found by detectorist

An eight-centimetre-long fragment of a Roman bronze statue in shape of an ear was found by a metal detectorist in a field near Catterick, North Yorkshire. The artefact probably broke off as the statue was transported along the ancient Roman road.